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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Stokely Carmichael to Barack Obama, James Brown to Beyonce — charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain.

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Lowndes County and the Black Panther Symbol

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White Flight

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The Myth of the Welfare Queen

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Black Celebrities in the 1980s

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Affirmative Action

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The Million Man March

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Media Response to Hurricane Katrina

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Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America's changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. Features conversations with Eric Holder, Shonda Rhimes and DeRay Mckesson.
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